Rough Diamond Auctions: Sweeping Changes In Pricing and Distribution
Examines the growing percentage of rough diamonds being sold through auctions, a shift that has caused price volatility while opening up supply to more manufacturers and dealers.
Exceptional Pink to Red Diamonds: A Celebration of the 30th Argyle Diamond Tender
Describes the extremely rare polished pink diamonds from Australia’s Argyle mine that have been sold for 30 years through invitation-only tenders.
Sri Lanka: Expedition to the Island of Jewels
Offers a first-hand look at Sri Lanka’s mining, cutting, jewellery manufacturing and retail sectors, where tradition and innovation converge.
Nephrite Jade from Guangxi Province, China
Introduces the Chinese nephrite mine in Hechi and characterises the “band” and dendritic patterns found in this material.
Botswana’s Scintillating Moment
Examines the history of diamond production in Botswana and the long-term outlook for beneficiation through value-added industries.
Exploring the Chinese Gem and Jewellery Industry
Examines China’s eminent role in the gem and jewellery industry, as a manufacturer and a consumer market, and its impact on the global trade.
Auction Houses: A Powerful Market Influence on Major Diamonds and Coloured Gemstones
A report on how high-profile jewellery auctions have affected the gem and jewellery market.
A Review of the Political and Economic Forces Shaping Today’s Diamond Industry
Political upheavals and technological advances, as well as changes in social and governmental attitudes and initiatives, have produced major and ongoing changes in the diamond industry.
Gem treatment disclosure and U.S. law
In recent years, the obligation to fully disclose all gem treatments has changed from a mere ethical responsibility to a legal one.
Jewellery of the 1990s
This article provides an overview of the many changes that took place in how jewellery was designed, manufactured and marketed during the last decade.